Fans are trolling former Pakistan cricket team fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar for tweeting a tweet about Steve Smith, Australia’s star cricketer and one of the best batsmen of all time.
ESPN Cricinfo tweeted a tweet about former and current cricketers, asking which fans would like to see the battle of bat and ball between the former and current cricketers. It also had an option Steve Smith vs Shoaib Akhtar.
Imagine these 20 players at their prime. You can only pick one contest to watch 🤜🤛 pic.twitter.com/8CzQLHYPMvAdvertisement
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 11, 2020
Shoiab Akhtar vs Steve Smith
Akhtar responded to this tweet by ESPN Cricinfo and wrote, “Even today, 3 hurting bouncers and I can dismiss Steve Smith on the 4th ball. Lol”
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) May 11, 2020
Fans did not like Akhtar’s tweet that much and trolled him heavily on this tweet. Here are some tweets from fans,
— Hindu Jadoo guy🧞♂ (@thejadooguy) May 11, 2020
4th ball……. pic.twitter.com/a2j7O3pb6e
— Krishna (@Atheist_Krishna) May 11, 2020
— Rahul ☮️🕊️ (@BeingTrickyy) May 11, 2020
— It's Arshu 😃 (@Smithed49) May 11, 2020
Akhtar still holds the world record for the fastest bowling. He was also named as ‘Rawalpindi Express’ for his fast bowling. Shoaib Akhtar has played 46 Tests, 162 ODIs and 15 T20 Internationals for Pakistan. Akhtar has recorded 178 Tests, 247 ODI InterNational and 19 T20 International wickets.
At the same time, Steve Smith has played 73 Tests, 125 ODIs and 39 T20 Internationals for Australia so far. Smith has scored 7227 Tests at an average of 62.84, 4162 ODIs at an average of 42.46, and 681 T20 Internationals at an average of 29.60.